West Indies vs England 3rd ODI in Grenada washed out, series locked at 1-1

first_imgThe third one-day international between West Indies and England was abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled in Grenada on Monday. England captain Eoin Morgan had won the toss and elected to send West Indies in to bat before the decision to abandon play was made amid persistent showers in St. George’s.The washout leaves the series locked at 1-1 with two games left.Grenada is scheduled to also host game four on Wednesday, before the final game in St. Lucia on Saturday.#WIvENG We await an official update on the 3rd ODI at the Grenada National Stadium but so far here’s the #CurrentSituation. #raindelay pic.twitter.com/A5AxAt8vO3 Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) February 25, 2019RUSSELL RECALLED FOR FINAL TWO ODIsWest Indies called up all-rounder Andre Russell for the fourth and fifth one-day internationals against England, while pace bowler Kemar Roach has been withdrawn due to a back injuryRussell, 30, whose last one-day game was in July last year, could feature in the matches at Grenada on February 27 and St Lucia on March 2 as a specialist batsman despite a knee problem.”Roach had to be withdrawn from the ODI series due to injury and will be replaced by the experienced Russell for the last two matches. We believe Russell will add value to the squad,” chairman of selectors Courtney Browne said in a statement.”Although Andre’s bowling may be limited due to a knee problem, his tremendous batting ability to power the ball in the back end of the game will be an asset to the team.”advertisementAlso Read | Chris Gayle is special and a hero to young players, says Darren BravoAlso Read | 2nd ODI: Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell star in West Indies’ 26-run win over EnglandAlso Read | 1st ODI: Gayle 135 in vain as Roy, Root centuries help England gun down 361 vs West Indieslast_img

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